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The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E21.25 EPS (ttm)3.48 Insider Own0.60% Shs Outstand490.20M Perf Week0.24%
Market Cap36.25B Forward P/E17.25 EPS next Y4.29 Insider Trans-8.14% Shs Float460.21M Perf Month6.79%
Income1.71B PEG1.99 EPS next Q1.22 Inst Own77.60% Short Float2.09% Perf Quarter2.83%
Sales108.47B P/S0.33 EPS this Y20.00% Inst Trans-1.29% Short Ratio2.19 Perf Half Y27.03%
Book/sh11.61 P/B6.37 EPS next Y10.58% ROA5.70% Target Price81.65 Perf Year60.22%
Cash/sh0.55 P/C135.24 EPS next 5Y10.68% ROE33.30% 52W Range45.96 - 77.54 Perf YTD15.75%
Dividend0.74 P/FCF36.46 EPS past 5Y99.50% ROI13.10% 52W High-4.64% Beta0.75
Dividend %1.00% Quick Ratio0.30 Sales past 5Y7.20% Gross Margin21.20% 52W Low60.88% ATR1.05
Employees400000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q8.50% Oper. Margin2.90% RSI (14)57.13 Volatility0.97% 1.45%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.15 EPS Q/Q29.60% Profit Margin1.60% Rel Volume1.02 Prev Close74.19
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.81 EarningsJun 18 BMO Payout19.80% Avg Volume4.38M Price73.94
Recom2.00 SMA203.15% SMA500.63% SMA20016.57% Volume4,482,626 Change-0.34%
Apr-28-15Initiated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $77
Mar-19-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $80 → $90
Mar-09-15Reiterated Argus Buy $67 → $80
Mar-06-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $80 → $82
Mar-06-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $75 → $80
Feb-02-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $70 → $80
Dec-10-14Reiterated Argus Buy $58 → $67
Dec-05-14Initiated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $64 → $66
Dec-02-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $65 → $70
Nov-26-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $57 → $65
Sep-18-14Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $58
Sep-09-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $55 → $65
Sep-08-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $53 → $54
Jul-24-14Initiated Prime Executions Buy $56
Jun-23-14Reiterated Argus Buy $49 → $55
Jun-23-14Downgrade Hilliard Lyons Long-term Buy → Neutral
Jun-20-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $40 → $48
Jun-03-14Initiated Oppenheimer Outperform $55
Apr-07-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $46 → $50
Mar-11-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $40 → $43
May-28-15 03:50PM  10 Best Things to Buy Organic at Walmart at Kiplinger
11:45AM  Kroger sues over former Macys site at
09:41AM  The 6 Most Profitable Grocery Stores at Investopedia
07:50AM  Five things you need to know today, and with Cincinnati's jobless rate so low, shouldn't it feel better? at
06:55AM  Kroger funds downtown Cincinnati's first mural restoration at
May-27-15 10:30AM  Companhia Brasileira Hits 52-Week Low on Weak Q1 Comps - Analyst Blog
May-26-15 05:10PM  Food 4 Less/Foods Co Invites Customers to Support Our Troops PR Newswire
05:04PM  Ralphs Grocery Company Ralphs Invites Customers to Support Our Troops PR Newswire
02:32PM  Kroger Invites Customers to Explore Flavors From Across the Country During Red, White and Barbecue Event PR Newswire
May-22-15 06:55PM  Stocks With Wide Profit Margins Have Big Potential For Success
10:35AM  5 Grocery Store Stocks to Buy for Grilling Season at TheStreet
10:00AM  Kroger Teams with the USO in "Honoring Our Heroes" PR Newswire
May-21-15 01:36PM  Moody's Upgrades Three, Downgrades One, and Affirms Six Classes of BSCMS 2005-PWR8 at Moody's
May-20-15 10:37AM  Kroger CEO: Simple Truth brand home run for us
May-19-15 03:51PM  Who are Rite Aid's (RAD) main competitors? at Investopedia
03:04PM  EXCLUSIVE: P&G rival moving office to downtown Cincinnati at
11:30AM  Sellers of staples are at an unfortunate crossroads at CNBC
09:00AM  Cramer: The retail shift
07:27AM  Wal-Mart's Ugly Earnings Miss Highlights Two Big Challenges at TheStreet
May-16-15 07:00AM  The top 10 cities for college grads at CNBC
06:27AM  Whole Foods is falling to competitors because of one mistake
May-15-15 09:06AM  Only Manufacturers Saw Inventories Drop in March
07:30AM  Starbucks Doesn't Want You to Just Spend Money at Its Stores at TheStreet
May-14-15 11:40AM  Kroger CEO McMullen gets big pay hike at
May-13-15 12:51PM  Kroger to Participate in the BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference PR Newswire
May-12-15 05:56PM  Blackhawk Wins In Gift Cards; E-Cards Next? at Investor's Business Daily
01:40PM  Kroger could face stiffer competition after huge supermarket merger at
May-11-15 03:22PM  4 Survival Tips for Mompreneurs at Fox Business
03:01PM  Aprils Retail Sector Payroll Additions Are the Lowest This Year
08:14AM  Call buyers shop for rally at Kroger
06:43AM  How healthy are health food stocks?
May-08-15 06:31PM  Cramer: What the heck to do with Whole Foods at CNBC
06:25PM  Cramer loves Whole Foods store, but does he love the stoc...
May-07-15 04:01PM  Kroger to Participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum PR Newswire
01:41PM  Whole Foods new chain is an admission that its main brand is stuck with its pricey reputation at MarketWatch
May-06-15 07:17PM  Cramer Remix: How to benefit off the Fed at CNBC
06:00PM  Cramer: The play on Whole Foods
05:11PM  Whole Paycheck no more? Whole Foods to launch lower-priced grocery chain at Fortune
04:37PM  3 Big Reasons Warren Buffett Is Wrong About Whole Foods at TheStreet
04:32PM  3 reasons Kroger is destroying Whole Foods
May-04-15 07:46AM  Chris Hjelm Is Kroger's Board-Level CIO at Forbes
May-01-15 03:29PM  Pawn Stars' Pawn Plaza
Apr-30-15 07:40PM  Arizona lawmakers tell cities they can't ban plastic bags
06:48PM  SuperValu (SVU) Earnings Analysis: By the Numbers
Apr-29-15 06:15PM  Final Glance: Supermarkets companies
06:08PM  Food 4 Less/Foods Co launches charitable campaign to benefit Special Olympics PR Newswire
05:44PM  Ralphs Grocery Company launches charitable campaign to benefit Special Olympics PR Newswire
04:59PM  Kroger expands in central Indiana to create 3,400-plus jobs
02:53PM  Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies
11:47AM  Giant Cincinnati union backs marijuana amendment at
10:45AM  Early Glance: Supermarkets companies
08:43AM  Crafting Of Derby Winner's Garland Has Become A Derby Event Itself PR Newswire
Apr-28-15 06:00PM  Former Safeway insider 'not surprised' grocer's new owners could be eying a rapid-fire IPO at
02:40PM  Kroger invests in Midtown land at
08:35AM  Analysts' Actions -- Kroger, Newmont Mining, Whole Foods and More
06:20AM  Coverage initiated on Kroger by RBC Capital Mkts
Apr-27-15 03:00PM  Dunnhumby CEO on Kroger buyout: The opportunity is enormous at
01:41PM  Kroger ends joint venture, starts customer data subsidiary
01:04PM  BREAKING: Kroger buys big chunk of DunnhumbyUSA, changes name at
12:32PM  Tesco's Dunnhumby ends exclusive JV in U.S. ahead of possible sale Reuters
11:55AM  Tesco Moves Step Closer to Dunnhumby Sale After U.S. Agreement at Bloomberg
11:23AM  Moody's: Traditional US supermarkets regain market share from warehouse grocers with innovation, niche offerings at Moody's
11:16AM  KROGER CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure
11:12AM  dunnhumby restructures relationship wth Kroger in the US at noodls
11:10AM  dunnhumby Ltd. and Kroger Announce New Relationship PR Newswire
12:08AM  [$$] Wal-Mart in Showdown With Texas Over Alcohol at The Wall Street Journal
Apr-26-15 08:14PM  10-K for The Kroger Co. at Company Spotlight
07:29PM  Wal-Mart in Showdown With Texas Over Alcohol at The Wall Street Journal
Apr-24-15 08:12PM  10-K/A for The Kroger Co. at Company Spotlight
09:50AM  Coca-Cola: Higher pricing, smaller packages
Apr-23-15 07:28PM  Lightning Round: This group's for sale at CNBC
01:07PM  The Bearish Numbers in Marchs Retail Sales Report
09:25AM  New details on major mixed-use near Grand Parkway at
08:27AM  Retail Clinics Hit 10 Million Annual Visits But Just 2% Of Primary Care Market at Forbes
Apr-22-15 01:03PM  Kroger Shares Tips for a Greener Today and Brighter Tomorrow PR Newswire
Apr-20-15 03:13PM  Wal-Mart to Remove Zone Managers in Store Overhaul - Analyst Blog
Apr-18-15 12:01AM  6 Stocks to Buy and to Hold for 3 Years at
Apr-17-15 05:38PM  Williams-Sonoma's West Elm Opens Studio in New York - Analyst Blog
05:23PM  Whirlpool to Enhance Italian Operations, Plans Job Cuts - Analyst Blog
03:55PM  Key hurdles cleared for $54 million Trico project at
01:19PM  This Company Is Stealing Wal-Mart And Target's Grocery Business
07:00AM  Wal-Mart and Target Are Being Crushed by Supermarkets in the Business of Selling Food at TheStreet
Apr-16-15 10:53AM  Netflix soars, Apple's holiest iPad and Americans dine out more
Apr-14-15 06:10PM  Kroger (KR) Poised for Growth: Is It in Your Portfolio? - Analyst Blog
12:30PM  Harris Teeter departure accelerates prime retail shuffle at
12:05PM  Publix continues battle with Kroger for North Carolina with new stores in metro Charlotte, Raleigh at
11:11AM  Bloomberg-Backed Gun Control Group Upping Ante To End Open Carry At Kroger at Forbes
06:47AM  Ahead of the Bell: US retail sales
Apr-13-15 06:36PM  Meet 4 Top Big Cap Stocks Closing In On Buy Points at Investor's Business Daily
02:30PM  Kroger Ratifies Agreement with UFCW 227 PR Newswire
01:02PM  Jim Cramer's 18 Favorite Retail Stocks to Buy Right Now at TheStreet
09:30AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Costco Wholesale, Zumiez, Jack in the Box, Kroger and Whole Foods Market - Press Releases
07:50AM  5 Rocket Stocks to Buy for Earnings Season Gains at TheStreet
Apr-10-15 10:31AM  8 businesses making millions in the pet market at CNBC
Apr-09-15 06:00PM  Natural-Foods Chains See Charts Recover at Investor's Business Daily
02:45PM  Phillips Edison buys local Kroger-anchored center at
09:01AM  Bed Bath and Beyond's 4Q Disappoints; Potential 1Q Concerns for Other Retailers Highlighted
08:57AM  Why Kroger Co. (KR) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again - Tale of the Tape
Apr-08-15 06:00PM  Cramer: Higher oil bad for market
03:30PM  Haverty Furniture (HVT) Q1 Sales Up Y/Y, Miss Estimates - Analyst Blog
The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States and internationally. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company's marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty departments, as well as perishable and general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates supermarkets and multi-department stores under the banner names of Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs, and Smith's. As of April 27, 2015, the company operated 2,625 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia under two dozen local banner names; and 782 convenience stores, 326 fine jewelry stores, 1,330 supermarket fuel centers, and 37 food processing plants in the United States. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
MCMULLEN W RODNEYChairman of the Board & CEOApr 24Option Exercise16.3975,0001,228,8751,114,467Apr 28 10:26 AM
MCMULLEN W RODNEYChairman of the Board & CEOApr 24Sale71.5242,0263,005,6151,072,441Apr 28 10:26 AM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 13Option Exercise16.393,00049,15536,460Apr 14 10:38 AM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 13Sale77.403,000232,20033,460Apr 14 10:38 AM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 09Option Exercise16.393,00049,15536,460Apr 10 02:18 PM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 09Sale77.073,000231,21633,460Apr 10 02:18 PM
COVERT GEOFFREY JSenior Vice PresidentApr 06Sale76.815,714438,87573,019Apr 07 02:12 PM
Ellis Michael LPresident and COOMar 25Option Exercise19.945,00099,700172,183Mar 26 10:23 AM
Ellis Michael LPresident and COOMar 25Sale77.505,000387,500167,183Mar 26 10:23 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentMar 18Sale75.635,000378,150123,807Mar 19 09:56 AM
Clark Robert WGroup Vice PresidentMar 12Option Exercise28.277,200203,54458,629Mar 13 11:25 AM
Clark Robert WGroup Vice PresidentMar 12Sale75.507,200543,60051,429Mar 13 11:25 AM
Montoya Jorge PDirectorMar 09Sale74.507,000521,5004,569Mar 10 11:36 AM
Tuffin Mark CSenior Vice PresidentMar 06Option Exercise22.9624,200555,64791,908Mar 10 11:34 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentMar 06Option Exercise26.4145,0001,188,300128,265Mar 10 11:35 AM
MOORE CLYDE RDirectorMar 06Option Exercise21.3110,000213,12564,170Mar 10 11:37 AM
PHILLIPS SUSAN MDirectorMar 06Option Exercise19.534,00078,10051,560Mar 10 11:39 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentMar 06Sale74.393,500260,365125,951Mar 10 11:38 AM
PHILLIPS SUSAN MDirectorMar 06Sale74.021,900140,63849,660Mar 10 11:39 AM
MOORE CLYDE RDirectorMar 06Sale74.0310,000740,30454,170Mar 10 11:37 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentMar 06Sale74.4045,0003,348,18583,265Mar 10 11:35 AM
Tuffin Mark CSenior Vice PresidentMar 06Sale74.0024,2001,790,80067,708Mar 10 11:34 AM
Foley Todd AVice President and TreasurerJan 02Option Exercise28.447,000199,08022,381Jan 05 11:05 AM
LEWIS DAVID BDirectorJan 02Option Exercise23.105,000115,50046,122Jan 05 11:07 AM
SHACKOULS BOBBY SDirectorJan 02Option Exercise23.1013,000300,30034,185Jan 05 11:10 AM
SHACKOULS BOBBY SDirectorJan 02Sale64.1713,000834,21021,185Jan 05 11:10 AM
LEWIS DAVID BDirectorJan 02Sale64.625,000323,09241,122Jan 05 11:07 AM
Foley Todd AVice President and TreasurerJan 02Sale64.357,000450,45015,381Jan 05 11:05 AM
COVERT GEOFFREY JSenior Vice PresidentDec 30Option Exercise25.7624,216623,921108,524Dec 31 12:14 PM
COVERT GEOFFREY JSenior Vice PresidentDec 30Sale64.6131,1112,010,20677,413Dec 31 12:14 PM
HJELM CHRISTOPHER TSenior Vice PresidentDec 18Sale63.346,000380,058104,160Dec 19 09:42 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentDec 16Sale61.815,015309,982128,625Dec 17 02:45 PM
Clark Robert WGroup Vice PresidentDec 11Option Exercise19.946,000119,64058,016Dec 12 10:38 AM
Clark Robert WGroup Vice PresidentDec 11Sale62.006,000372,00052,016Dec 12 10:38 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentDec 09Option Exercise16.3910,000163,850105,763Dec 10 11:46 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentDec 09Option Exercise19.9415,000299,10098,954Dec 10 11:47 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentDec 09Sale60.8815,000913,12583,954Dec 10 11:47 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentDec 09Sale60.9410,000609,40095,763Dec 10 11:46 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentOct 10Sale54.144,685253,632136,375Oct 14 09:35 AM
ROGEL STEVEN RDirectorOct 09Option Exercise16.6010,000166,00065,721Oct 10 01:54 PM
ROGEL STEVEN RDirectorOct 09Sale54.0010,000540,00055,721Oct 10 01:54 PM
BEYER ROBERT DDirectorOct 07Option Exercise16.6010,000166,000117,137Oct 08 10:02 AM
BEYER ROBERT DDirectorOct 07Sale52.743,145165,855113,992Oct 08 10:02 AM
ANDERSON REUBEN VDirectorSep 24Option Exercise21.6347,1001,018,943112,090Sep 25 05:24 PM
ANDERSON REUBEN VDirectorSep 24Sale52.1247,1002,454,71164,990Sep 25 05:24 PM
DILLON DAVID BChairman of the BoardSep 19Option Exercise16.39150,0002,457,7501,027,401Sep 22 10:44 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentSep 17Option Exercise19.9420,000398,800161,060Sep 18 12:19 PM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentSep 17Sale52.3620,0001,047,140141,060Sep 18 12:19 PM
SCHLOTMAN J MICHAELSenior Vice PresidentSep 12Option Exercise24.7980,0001,983,200272,048Sep 15 04:54 PM
SCHLOTMAN J MICHAELSenior Vice PresidentSep 12Sale51.7480,0004,138,800192,048Sep 15 04:54 PM
BARCLAY KATHLEEN SSenior Vice PresidentJul 18Sale49.502,282112,95956,531Jul 21 11:32 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentJul 17Option Exercise16.396,847112,188103,403Jul 18 11:15 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentJul 17Sale49.396,847338,13996,556Jul 18 11:15 AM
BARCLAY KATHLEEN SSenior Vice PresidentJul 16Sale49.308,392413,72658,813Jul 17 05:36 PM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentJul 16Sale49.174,563224,363141,060Jul 17 05:33 PM
HJELM CHRISTOPHER TSenior Vice PresidentJul 14Sale49.249,000443,169102,070Jul 15 10:12 AM
COVERT GEOFFREY JSenior Vice PresidentJul 14Sale49.246,567323,37677,975Jul 15 10:11 AM
PHILLIPS SUSAN MDirectorJul 10Sale48.997,500367,42544,210Jul 11 11:01 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentJul 03Option Exercise16.3913,153215,512100,507Jul 07 11:27 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentJul 03Sale49.9013,153656,33587,354Jul 07 11:27 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentJun 23Option Exercise16.3920,000327,700159,351Jun 25 02:24 PM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentJun 23Sale49.5220,000990,320139,351Jun 25 02:24 PM